Management Accounting Quarterly

Trade publication covering accounting theory and practices for accountants.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 4, Summer

Case Study Competitions Give Accounting Students a Competitive Edge
Students majoring in accounting are facing increasing competition in the job market as enrollments in the field continue to rise. Based on a national study conducted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), 2007-08 enrollments...
IMA's Professional Certification Program Has Changed
In the Winter 2005 issue of Management Accounting Quarterly, I reviewed the history of the CMA[R] (Certified Management Accountant) and CFM[R] (Certified Financial Manager) programs and discussed the relevance of those programs to accounting education...
Making Money from Available Capacity: A Proposed Model for Fostering Innovation
Recent events in the automobile industry have overturned what had seemed to be a relatively predictable set of circumstances. The original U.S. "Big Three" automakers--General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler--had a combined market share of 90.6% of the...
The Actions-to-Value Framework: Linking Managerial Behavior to Organizational Value
Management personnel from firms in nearly every industry face heightened expectations from executives, boards of directors, business partners, and--most of all--investors to consistently take actions that contribute to the success and stability of...
The Ongoing Preparation Gap in Management Accounting Education: A Guide for Change
This article is based on a study supported by IMAs Foundation for Applied Research (FAR). This is the second of two articles that focus on whether accounting education is appropriately synchronized with the needs of students and employers. In our...